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Cusumano Benuara Nero d'Avola - Syrah Sicilia IGT, Sicily, Italy

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Average Price $17 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

Search Rank 6582 What is search rank?
Over all vintages, this was the 6582nd most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 7294th

Price History for Cusumano Benuara Nero d'Avola - Syrah Sicilia IGT, Sicily, Italy
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Grape Variety: Nero d'Avola - Syrah

Nero d’Avola and Syrah are two red grape varieties that are often compared to each other because of the dark color of their skins and the flavors they produce in wine. The blend is uniquely Italian – since Nero d’Avola is grown almost exclusively on the island of Sicily – but shows a modern Italian approach to winemaking, as Syrah is regarded as a French grape. The blend features in the IGT category.

Deep, concentrated and tannic are descriptors frequently applied to Nero d’Avola, which is ... more

Region Hierarchy
  • Sicily [Sicilia] wine region

    Sicily (Sicilia in Italian) is an autonomous region of Italy, and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. At its widest point, between Messina and Marsala, the island measures 175 miles (280km) east to west, and about one third that distance north to south. Its roughly triangular shape led the island to be dubbed Trinacria (the triangle) during the Middle Ages, and is reflected in the triskelion (a motif with three protrusions) at the center of the regional flag.

    For more than 2500 years Sicily has been a significant center of viticulture in the Mediterranean, although its reputation is not as immaculate and widespread today as it once was. Blessed with consistently bright sunshine and reliably moderate rainfall, the classic ... more

  • Italy wine region

    Italy has a rich vinicultural heritage dating back more than two thousand years. Over the centuries the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans all played a significant role in the development of different wine styles, the way grapevines were grown, the evolution of winemaking traditions and the considerable changes in storage methods as wine moved from amphorae to bottle.

    Italian wines are made with the aim of partnering Italy's rich and varied cuisine; su ... more

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